A special night for special-needs kings and queens
Night to Shine, Tim Tebow likes to say, is all…
The Mobile Press-Register reports:
“I called timeout with about three minutes left and asked (the opposing team’s) coach about putting Emily in the game, Mobile Christian coach Teresa Scruggs said. “She was all for it and talked to her team.”Emily dribbled down court several times and scored two baskets — the last four of the game. When she missed, one of her teammates — and one time even (an opposing) player — rebounded and threw the ball back to her for another shot attempt.When Emily made her first basket, she turned to the Mobile Christian student section and raised both fists in triumph.“The crowd already was cheering, but I guess not quite enough,” Emily’s father, Tony Kendall, joked.This was not just a basket — or in this case two baskets — in what many people would call garbage time.It was another monumental step for a young lady whose love and affection has reverberated at Mobile Christian for four years.
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